Linda Smith

Medical Negligence

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Linda Smith

Associate Solicitor

Linda has worked in the legal sector since 1985. She is an Associate Solicitor in our Medical Negligence team.

Medical Negligence

Switalskis Solicitors Ltd
Unit 8B, Redbrook Business Park
Wilthorpe Road Barnsley
S75 1JN

Linda specialises in a wide range of medicine including:

  • Orthopaedic surgery
  • Vascular surgery
  • General surgery. for example bowel surgery and gallbladder surgery
  • Birth injury to mother and baby
  • Still birth and neonatal deaths
  • Fatal claims
  • Claims against GPs

She also has special expertise in presenting complex loss of earnings claims resulting from injury along with pension loss and losses sustained by self-employed workers or businesses.

Linda is a member of APIL and an accredited Fellow.


Linda works tirelessly to get justice for injured clients by bringing out the detail in the evidence.  She is persistent in finding the documents or piece of evidence which will help to prove a case and win the maximum compensation in court or by negotiations. 

Linda’s approach is always considerate of the client’s individual situation and she shows great empathy and support to vulnerable injured people She explains the complex legal process in everyday language and is always willing to call and explain the situation individually to clients who may find the documents daunting and difficult to understand.


Yorkshire Legal Awards 2023 Winners of Law Firm of the Year LargeYorkshire Legal Awards finalist Personal Injury and Clinical Neglgience 2023
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